New approaches to treating feline herpesvirus eye infections

PROGRESS REPORT ON WINN GRANTS MT10-007, MT11-007

Wilkes RP, Ward DA, Newkirk KM, Adams JK and Kania SA. Evaluation of delivery agents used for introduction of small interfering RNAs into feline corneal cells. Am J Vet Res. 2013; 74: 243-7.

Feline herpesvirus (FHV-1) is a cause of chronic recurrent infections that can cause severe eye disease. This research, funded by Winn Feline Foundation since 2010, examined several agents for usefulness as carriers for administration of a potential new antiviral …

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